May 27, 2012 at 10:15 AM
Intruder shoots man in North Seattle home
A man with a marijuana-growing operation was shot in the chest by an intruder early Sunday, Seattle police said.
Just before 2 a.m., a man broke into a house in the 12300 block of 11th Avenue N.E . where the victim lives with a roommate. The homeowner confronted the suspect and was shot, according to police. The suspect fled.
The victim was hospitalized with life-threatening injures. The suspect is described by police as Asian, 20 to 30 years old, medium height, slim build, short black hair, wearing a dark jacket.
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